Tycho and Copernicus on the Moon
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The Night Sky This Month: January 2017

December 31, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Happy New Year! January 2017 offers stargazers an opportunity to see the winter sky’s most prominent constellations, as well five planets, and a wonderful meteor shower called the The Quadrantids. Here’s our monthly guide that […]

The Leonids
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The Night Sky This Month: November 2016

October 31, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Constellations In the early evening, the “Summer Triangle” consisting of the brightest stars in Cygnus, Lyra and Aquila appears in the southern sky before moving overhead and traveling progressively westwards as the night advances. To […]

Crescent Moon with Earthshine
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The Night Sky This Month: April 2016

March 31, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Constellations The winter constellations are beginning to gradually move off the western horizon to be replaced by their spring counterparts. This month, Orion, Canis Major, Gemini, Taurus and Auriga now linger in the sky for […]

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